Gala by the Numbers

Car valets dressed as gondoliers. Photo: Sarah Osborne Bender

Car valets dressed as gondoliers. Photo: Sarah Osborne Bender

What does it take to pull of our biggest event of the year? Keith Costas, director of special events, shares the rundown.

For the dinner alone, there were:

62 flower arrangements

40 Fortuny table runners

2,020 glasses

3 kitchens

6 chefs

12 back of the house

6 bartenders

73 waiters

8 cases red wine

7 cases white wine

5 cases Prosecco

16 car valets (dressed as gondoliers)

12 car movers

140 feet of red carpet

10 musicians

8 motor coaches

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